Black Japonica Rice Salad

This is one of my favorite potluck dishes.  I’m always asked for the recipe.  Trisha 2 c. Black Japonica rice 3 ¼ cups water 2 c. whole corn ¾ c. rice vinegar 3/8 c. canola oil ¼ c. soy sauce (more or less to taste) 1 c. roasted cashew pieces ½ c. toasted sesame seeds […]

Black Bean, Jicama, and Grilled Corn Salad

8 servings 2 large ears of corn, husked 5 T. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed, drained 1 c. 1/3″ dice peeled jicama ½ cup 1/3″ dice peeled carrots 1/3 c. thinly sliced green onions 1/3 c. chopped fresh cilantro ¼ c. (packed) chopped fresh basil 3 T. fresh lime juice […]

Spring Fling Chopped Salad

Serves 4 – 6 Salad 1 c. cucumbers, cleaned and chopped 1 c. Belgian endive, cleaned and chopped 1 c. blue cheese, crumbled 1 c. avocado, chopped 1 2/ candied pecans (recipe follows) Mix all ingredients together and toss with Balsamic Vinaigrette Candied Pecans 1 c. sugar 1 c. pecans Melt the sugar over high […]